MORE ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS FOR COGECO CABLE DIGITAL TELEVISION CUSTOMERS IN ONTARIO WITH TSN2, TSN2 HD AND SUPER CHANNEL HD
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More entertainment and sports for Cogeco Cable Digital Television customers in
Ontario with TSN2, TSN2 HD and Super Channel HD
Montréal, September 3, 2008 — Cogeco Cable (TSX: CCA) today announced the launch of TSN2,
TSN2 HD and Super Channel HD on its Digital and High Definition (HD) Television service. TSN2
and its HD twin, TSN2 HD, are a new 24-hour sports digital network, with a jam-packed line-up
featuring 800+ hours of live and exclusive major league sports action. Super Channel HD provides
the very best series, movies, documentaries and music all in High Definition. Starting today, these
channels are now offered to the majority of Cogeco Cable Digital Cable customers in Ontario.
“By adding these three new channels to our Digital and HD Television line-ups, we are giving our
customers the choice to watch even more of what they want. More exciting sports events, more
entertainment, more fun. As Digital and HD Television become increasingly mainstream, Cogeco
Cable continues to invest in the technology to ensure its customers have access to the most
interesting and relevant programming in the market,” declared Mr. Ron Perrotta, Vice President,
Marketing and Strategic Planning of Cogeco Cable.
TSN2 (channel 156) will be available to all Ontario Cogeco Cable Digital Television customers at no
extra charge. TSN2 HD (channel 729) is also offered at no extra charge for all Digital Television
customers in Ontario who also subscribe to the HD Access Package. Finally, all Ontario Digital
Television customers who subscribe to both the Super Channel package and the HD Access
Package can get Super Channel HD (channel 765) at no extra cost.
“Our Digital and HD Television services continue to draw new subscribers every month, which
confirms that customers appreciate the variety, quality and control that Cogeco Cable’s Digital
Television service provides them,” Mr. Perrotta concluded.
ABOUT COGECO CABLE
Cogeco Cable (www.cogeco.ca), a telecommunications company offering a diverse range of
services to its customers in Canada and Portugal, is the second largest cable operator in Ontario,
Québec and Portugal, in terms of the number of Basic Cable service customers served. Through its
two-way broadband cable networks, Cogeco Cable provides its residential and commercial
customers with Analogue and Digital Television, High Speed Internet and Telephony services. The
Corporation provides approximately 2,676,000 revenue generating units (RGUs) to 2,410,000
homes passed in its Canadian and Portuguese service territories. Cogeco Cable’s subordinate
voting shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: CCA).
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Information: Marie Carrier
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel.: (514) 764-4761